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Academic Clinical Assistant Professor (ACL), Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Colin Crooks completed his undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) and B.Med.Sci (Hons) at University of Nottingham, before going on to receive his Diploma MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians and MSc in Epidemiology at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He completed his PhD on Epidemiology of Upper Gastrointestinal bleeding at the University of Nottingham July 2013.
Use and analysis of routine databases, mapping, Bayesian techniques, Gastroenterology, Epidemiology
Colin Crooks has completed his PhD in the epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding studying its causes and outcomes using case control studies and surivival analyses. This work was carried out… read more
Colin Crooks has completed his PhD in the epidemiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding studying its causes and outcomes using case control studies and surivival analyses. This work was carried out in linked the routine databases; (CPRD) Clinical Practice Research Datalink, (ONS) Office for National Statistics, and (HES) Hospital Episode Statistics. After returning to full time clinical training as a gastroenterologist he has recently returned to the University as an Academic Clinical Assistant Professor.
Other areas of interest:
- Chronic liver disease
- Defining exposures and outcomes in linked datasets
- Co-morbidity scores
- Competing risk analysis
- Bayesian analysis
- Adverse effects in spontaneous report databases